Showing posts from January 28, 2007

It's back

Those of you who have been a part of this email list from the beginning know that our CSOC group started as a response to a proposed truck stop at the corner of Branch Road and US441. We were able to voice enough opposition that the proposed development was pulled by the developer a couple hours before the Planning Commission was to consider the plan. That was approximately 15 months ago.The developer then came back with a modified/reduced plan for a convenience store and gas station. That plan did go before the Planning Commission, which unanimously recommended denial of the rezone request. That was less than a year ago. The developer then withdrew the request before it could be heard by the BOC.Both times the Planning Department recommended denial.Now the developer, Frances Williams, is back once again. The rezone signs went up today. He’s asking for the same thing, which is a rezone from A-1 to B-2 for ~4 acres to build a convenience store and gas station. The Planning Co…

Iowans attitudes reflect change in American values

For all those who are mad about Iowa having the perennial power of starting the Presidential parade with their century old caucus, check out this latest poll by the Des Moines Register concerning Iowans' shifting attitude about accepting different minorities as our leader.

Stopping military part sales to Iran thanks to Democratic Senator

Here is a well written but brief story about a Pro-Active Democratic U.S. Senator taking the bull by the horns on US Foriegn Policy and National Security in a positive, constructive manner making sense given the world's current political climate. I was almost afraid to click on some of the links at the end of the piece.

she won

Jane Kidd for DPG Chair

She sure enough won!

Democrat Sign in Carter Campaign HQ

Democrat Sign in Carter Campaign HQ
Originally uploaded by cjoh. Congrats to Jane Kidd and Michael Thurmond on their wins